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Scientists develop curd-based wound healing gel

To address this concern, a team of scientists from IIT-Kharagpur has synthesized a low-cost gel from curd which not only retards the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria but also enhances wound healing......................

Seaweed-silver combo can fight drug-resistant bacteria in biofilms

Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-Roorkee) have developed a new eco-friendly nanocomposite that promises to help fight the problem of such antibiotic resistance more effectively...................

Carbon nanomaterials to simultaneously detect & destruct cancer cells

Carbon dots, also called carbon quantum dots, are fluorescent materials that are well-suited as both therapeutic and diagnostic agents for cancer because of two unique characteristics – they are biocompatible and can be rapidly excreted from...………….

New option emerges for treatment of inflammatory diseases

During the study, researchers found that both the full length Fbln7 protein and its C-terminal fragment inhibited the infiltration of macrophage and neutrophil into inflamed tissues and organs such as peritoneal cavity and lungs...………..

Jumping genes become active in critical brain areas with age

Studies on jumping genes are significant as it can cause insertional mutations leading to several diseases. Till date, more than 100 disease-causing jumping gene insertions have been identified................

IIT Roorkee team develops a new technique to reverse antibiotic resistance

The team has shown that the molecule, when used in combination with fluoroquinolones, allows the antibiotic to kill the bacterial cells, thereby effectively tackling the antibiotic resistance problem............

IIT Roorkee researchers develop low cost method for treatment of osteoarthritis

The polymers based nanoparticles injected around the knee joint along with normal heat therapy will be able to provide long term heat therapy for the patient......

Now an app to help farmers practice precision agriculture

The app developed by IIT-Roorkee uses mobile phone camera as the imaging device and hence could be profusely used in the field by the farmers.........